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Klarksyn Denise Coleman birth announcement

Matthew and Katlin Coleman of New Albany announce the birth of their daughter, Klarksyn Denise Coleman, born July 19 at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Union County. She weighed 8 pounds 2 ounces and measured 20 inches long. She is welcomed home by a brother, John Alan Coleman, 2 years. Her grandparents are Mickey and Karen Boyette […]

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Edith Wilder

Wilder to celebrate 90th birthday

Edith Wilder will be celebrating her 90th birthday from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Aug. 27 at Pleasant Hill CAC.  All family and friends are invited to attend.  No presents please.  Birthday cards are welcomed.

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Moores 50th

Moores to celebrate 50th anniversary

Mike and Sherry Moore will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 21. They were married at First Baptist Church in New Albany on Aug. 21, 1966. They will celebrate this event with their daughters, Holly Bailey (Paul) and Bebe Roberts (Kevin) and their grandchildren.

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Police department receiving help from Miracle

The obvious headline for this story might be “A Miracle in search of a miracle.” While one Miracle is involved, what she is seeking is extremely ambition, but doable. New Albany Elementary School second grader Miracle Hurd was recently saved and baptized July 31 at Victory Life Center and looking for a purpose. “My mom […]

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Creating a celebrity starts at home

By Kristin Waldrop Special to the Gazette New Albany is no stranger to young talented people. Each year many of those talents are showcased through Upstage, yearly talent shows, and plays held at the New Albany High School auditorium. Some of these hidden talents are just for fun, while others are made into a career […]

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Cast members are, sitting from left, Emily Ohler, Davis Gable, Rosie Spencer, Polly Reid, Abby Grant; middle from left, Emma Claire Bryson, Lilly Shannon, Sarah Robbins, Paige Aldridge, Meredith Ohler, Lauren Hobson, Albany Hall; and, back from left, Whit Robbins, Anna Beth Brown, Abigail Clayton, Morgan Pipkin, Victoria Lee, Emma Grace Graham, Carrie Wilkinson and Dalton Beckworth. Not present were Bonnie Littlejohn, Camleigh Ball and Carys Ball.

Youth production to ‘dazzle’ audience this weekend with selections from Disney markings.

Union Countians will have the opportunity to be “dazzled” by some popular music from hit musicals and movies this weekend as the Tallahatchie River Players present their youth production of “Broadway Jr.: Dazzled by Disney.” The show will use singing and choreography to display familiar tunes from Disney movies old and new. Director Tori Baldwin […]

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Rainey program

There is much we didn’t know about millionaire Paul Rainey

Paul Rainey is a familiar figure to many Union County residents, but a program at the Union County Heritage Museum this past week helped reveal there is still much about the millionaire sportsman people here are unaware of. Renelda Owen, of the Delta State University English Department, presented an illustrated lecture on the life of […]

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kid in bucket

Beating the heat

Cannon Cobb took decisive action to beat the heat at the Union County Fair this past weekend. He appeared to be totally unconcerned that he chose the livestock show water bucket for his afternoon dip. Cannon is the son of Danny and Meghan Cobb.

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Coker is Miss Union County Fair

Forty-one young ladies competed for Miss Union County Fair titles Tuesday to open the five-day event. Four age divisions were included. Junior Miss Union County Fair was for ages 9 and 10, Pre-Teen Miss Union County Fair was for ages 11-13, Teen Miss Union County Fair was for ages 14-16 and Miss Union County Fair […]

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Pokemon a ‘go’ in New Albany

By Sonny Harrison It seems everyone and their kids are talking about Pokémon Go and, for good reason. It’s broken multiple smartphone application records and costs less than a high-five. For those who haven’t heard, Pokémon Go is a new game for the smartphone that uses the GPS (Global Positioning System) feature on your smartphone […]

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